Engineer 2, XOC

With Comcast in New Castle DE US

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Posted on May 18, 2019

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: System Administrator
Industry: Telecommunications
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Public


sysadmin, web-services, testing

Job description

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.


Sun-Tue, Sat 10:00 AM 9:30 PM

Job Summary:
Responsible for being the escalation point of contact for all high level break/fix and maintenance issues or events for the OC. Provides subject matter expertise for CRAN, CMTS, transport, Video, CDV, HSI and works closely with the engineering teams. Performs a variety of highly complex analytical duties in the planning development, testing, and evaluation of Comcast's network. Responds to escalations and resolves issues that arise from hardware and software failures. Manages network tuning, performance and designs strategies, and makes recommends to improve network performance.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of highly complex analytical duties in the planning, development, testing, and evaluation of Comcast's network,\ including CRAN, CMTS, and the IP platform, and Video platform. Works closely with engineering and national teams on network operations to ensure proper and efficient operations of the network.

  • Measures volume and performance of the network traffic; identifies utilization and performance issues; designs strategies and recommendations to improve network performance. Provides necessary support for additions and changes.

  • Devises and implements strategies for solving network issues or increasing network performance, including the development and production of network system documentation and instructional and procedural manuals for other employees to utilize in order to resolve problems or make network improvements. Supports all the OC tools and alarms, analyze systems needs and determines priority of devices attached to the network.

  • Ensures the availability of networking services; studies, evaluates, analyzes, and monitors the network to determine problem areas and/or areas of concern. Monitors and isolates outages and impairments. Ensures that server databases and other related resources are properly maintained and devises strategies to improve performance of the network.

  • Provides subject matter expertise for all network equipment, technical training, and support to other operational groups. Updates code and software to ensure proper system performance.

  • Engineer 2 performing IPSD Desk duties performs the following: Determines if the network, or a portion of the network, needs to be shut down to resolve complex issues. Provides technical support for the capacity and utilization reporting and tuning across the product lines.
    Tests, monitors, and analyzes the network to isolate outages across all product lines. Performs port turn ups and downs on CRAN aligned to the
    agreed to demark matrix.

  • Develops changes and improvements in the network including re-routing of traffic. Provisions DWDM and CWDM circuits.

  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

  • Regularconsistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Employees at all levels are expect to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job
  • Own the customer experience-think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services
  • Know your stuff-be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences
  • Win as a team-make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System-a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company-by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers
  • Drive results and growth
  • Respect and promote inclusion and diversity
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities

Job Specification:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
  • Engineering
  • Generally requires 2-5 years related experience

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer

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